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6.3 earthquake shakes Peru, minor injuries reported

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LIMA, Jan 30 (Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled the coast of Peru early on Monday, causing minor injuries, authorities said.

There were no reports of deaths or major damage from the quake, which occurred shortly after midnight local time (0500 GMT) and was centered about 9 miles (15 km) southeast of the city of Ica and about 170 miles (274 km) south-southeast of Lima, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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